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First Female TAPD Chief of Police Announced - Kristi Bennett
It is official! Yesterday, March 29, 2021, Interim Kristi Bennett of the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department was promoted to the position of Chief of Police. Chief Bennett will be the department's first female chief replacing her predecessor, Chief Robert Harrison, of 31 years. She holds a master’s…
Texas Most Wanted Murder Suspect Arrested in Texarkana
Update:2:22PM 2/24/2021:
Marques Thompson's bond has been set at $1 million for the murder charge. $100,000 for Aggravated Assault. He is being held without bond on probation violation as well as the two Arkansas felony charges
Earlier 7:30AM 2/24/2021
Texarkana Texas Police Department and DPS troopers…
Texarkana Man Added to Texas 10 Most Wanted List
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Marques Jujuan Thompson, 20, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive List. A cash reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and capture of Thompson. He is wanted for murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon…
Suspect Still at Large in Fatal Texarkana Shooting
Police in Texarkana need your help in locating a suspect in yesterday's fatal shooting. At approximately 4:30 yesterday (Tuesday, September 29) afternoon officers with the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department responded to 601 Fairview regarding complaints of shots fired in the area. While in route t…

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